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ALERT: UNO Criss Library & the Library Café schedule changes for Fall Break.

The Library Café will be open Mon., October 20th & Tues., October 21st from 10:00am until 2:00pm of Fall Break. During this time, service is available in Milo Bail Student Center Food Court.

UNO Criss Library hours for Monday, October 20 and Tuesday, October 21, will be open from 7:00am until 9:00pm.

Kanopy Trial

Criss Library is conducting a trial of Kanopy Streaming Service October 14 through November 14, 2014. Submit a Feedback Form to provide feedback regarding this product. Kanopy offers a broad selection of over 26,000 streaming films and documentaries from 800 producers, including Media Education Foundation, Criterion Collection, PBS, California Newsreel, HBO, Kino Lorber, First Run Features, BBC, Documentary Educational Resources, Roland Collection, MVD, Seventh Art, Psychotherapy. net, Symptom Media, and many more. For further information, please contact the trial coordinator: Rene Erlandson

American Archives Month

American Archives Month

October is American Archives Month and Criss Library’s Archives & Special Collections is marking the occasion with new exhibits, online access to finding aids for collections, and more throughout the month. To search or browse Archives & Special Collections’ finding aids visit http://l.unomaha.edu/ASCaids. Contact Archives & Special Collections at unoasc@unomaha.edu for more information or to discuss your research project.

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Criss Library will be undergoing a limited remodel that will last through approximately Mid-November. Remodeling will occur on the 1st and 2nd floor. When all the noise is finished and the dust settled Criss Library will have three new spaces for patrons to enjoy. Archives & Special Collections will have an updated space on first floor. Second floor will be home to a New Classroom and the expanded Creative Production Lab. The library will be open during construction, so please pardon this temporary inconvenience.

    

O Pioneers! (Kindle or ePub) Willa Cather's first great novel, is a work in which triumph is inseparably entangled with tragedy, a story of people who do not claim a land so much as they submit to it and, in the process, become greater than they were. ...Or, Herman Melville's tale of corporate discontent, Bartleby, the Scrivener (Kindle or ePub), tells the story of a quiet, hardworking legal copyist who works in an office in the Wall Street area of New York City.  One day, Bartleby declines an assignment with the inscrutable "I would prefer not," the  utterance of this remark sets off a confounding set of actions and behavior, making the unsettling character of Bartleby one of Melville's most enigmatic and unforgettable creations.

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Computers, Laptops, & Tablets

Computing Workstations

UNO Net ID computing workstations are available on the first floor of the library, UNO Net ID computing workstations, and public computing workstations are available on the second floor. Each workstation features the following software:

Mac Lab Software

  • OS X 10.7
  • Office for Mac 2011
  • Adobe Production Premium 6 ( Photoshop extended, Illustrator, Flash Pro, Premiere Pro, After Effects, Audition, SpeedGrade, Prelude, Encore)
  • Firefox
  • Final Cut Express 4
  • Write-N-Cite

PC Laptop Software

  • Adobe Creative Suite 6.0 (Photoshop, Flash, Dreamweaver, Acrobat Pro, Illustrator)  (Only available: group study rooms; 1st floor lab; Classroom 232.)
  • Adobe Premier Elements 7.0  (Only available: in group study rooms.)
  • Astronomy 1354 package (Only available on laptops # Laptop 2011-PC-1 through Laptop 2011-PC-5)
  • Chemistry 1184 package includes G03W and Gaussian Chemistry software.
  • Internet Explorer 9 (Web browser)
  • K-Lite Codec Pack
     
  • Math packages: SPSS 21, Minitab 16,Maple 16, SAS 9.3
  • Microsoft Office 2010
  • Firefox 10.4 ESR (Web browser)
  • Open Office
  • Power DVD
  • QuickTime Picture Viewer and Player
  • Roxio Creator
  • Speech Outliner
  • Windows 7 Enterpirse x64 (Windows Media Player, Windows Movie Maker)

Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Flash, Dreamweaver, Acrobat Pro, Illustrator) is available only on 1st floor UNO NetID computers and 2nd floor group study rooms. Workstations designed for collaboration and multi-media production are available in group study rooms that can be reserved at the Main Service Desk.

Laptops

Laptops and other computing equipment are available to UNO students, faculty, and staff for use while in the Library and can be checked out at the Main Service Desk. Renewal is available if not reserved by another user. Laptop checkouts require an annual signed agreement from the borrower.

Dell PC laptops, Dell Netbooks, Apple Powerbooks, and MacBook Pros are available for a 3 hour check out period, within the Library only. Each laptop includes a carrying case, and charger. Language learning software is available on Dell PC laptops (2010-PC-4, 2010-PC-7, 2010-PC-8, 2010-PC-9, 2010-PC-12, 2010-PC-13).

Mac Laptop Software

  • OS X 10.7
  • Office for Mac 2011
  • Firefox
PC Laptop Software
  • Astronomy 1354 package  (Only available on laptops # Laptop 2011-PC-1 through Laptop 2011-PC-5)
  • Chemistry 1184 package includes G03W and Gaussian Chemistry software.
  • Internet Explorer 9 (Web browser)
  • K-Lite Codec Pack
  • Math packages: SPSS 21, Minitab 16,Maple 16, SAS 9.3
  • Microsoft Office 2010

  • Firefox 10.4 ESR (Web browser)
  • Open Office
  • Power DVD
  • QuickTime Picture Viewer and Player
  • Roxio Creator
  • Speech Outliner
  • Windows 7 Enterpirse x64 (Windows Media Player, Windows Movie Maker)

Reserve a Laptop
For more information on making reservations, contact the Main Service Desk at (402) 554-3206.

Further Assistance

Assistance with public computers and their software is available from all service desks.

Kindles

Kindles are available for a two-week check out period, with 1 renewal (if no holds have been placed). The wireless, portable device from Amazon has instant download access to more than 440,000 books and is a faster alternative to inter-library loans.  Visit the Main Service Desk with your current MavCard or UNO-affiliated library card to check out a Kindle.

iPads

iPads are available for a two-week check out period, with 1 renewal (if no holds have been placed). Visit the Main Service Desk with your current MavCard or UNO-affiliated library card to check out an iPad.